Web Engineer – Platform Mission

The Platform team creates the technology that enables Spotify to learn quickly and scale easily, enabling rapid growth in our users and our business around the globe. Spanning many disciplines, we work to make the business work; creating the frameworks, capabilities and tools needed to welcome a billion customers. Join us and help to amplify productivity, quality and innovation across Spotify.
The Platform department creates the technology ecosystem that enables Spotify to learn and deliver quickly, while safely and easily scaling to billion customers, and enabling our rapid employee growth around the globe. Our team consists of six organisational units (known as ‘tribes’) that reflect the needs and groupings of our internal customers – from the shared approaches to supporting and aligning the craft and practice of designers, engineers, researchers, and data scientists – to the frameworks, capabilities and tools they need to do their work as effectively, quickly, and safely as possible. We are an amplifier for productivity, quality, and innovation across Spotify.
We are looking for engaged and skilled Web Engineers to join our teams in the Platform mission product area. We are working together in autonomous teams that take full responsibility for their own part of the Spotify ecosystem. Some teams work with a feature like Search, others focus on supporting monitoring or making it super easy to deploy features on certain types of clients. Our mission is to provide an intuitive, industry-leading engineering experience that inspires excellence and innovation. Together we try to find new ways to craft an outstanding Spotify experience for all our users at all times. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music.
As a Web Engineer you will influence the team’s web interfaces and contribute to the code-to-production experience of all developers in Spotify, giving awesome feedback on code quality, tests and helping solving failures when building and deploying. You will work with team members from various Spotify groups, with a focus on finding scalable solutions with the goal of increasing both effectiveness and efficiency across our cloud technology (compute, storage, database, machine learning, observability, orchestration, developer tools, etc.). 
Please note: this posting represents multiple roles across various teams, including a range of responsibilities and experience level.
What you’ll do
Be an impactful contributor to the team to plan, design and build elegant solutions
You will collaborate closely with other engineers, product designers and product owners to perform experiments and test new ideas
Become a valued member of an autonomous, multi-functional team
Use your experience of the frontend to design intelligent solutions that include front-end and back-end systems
Monitor, test and continuously optimize your designs
Deliver testable, maintainable and high-quality code
Work in an environment that supports your individual growth by providing you with challenging tasks to seek and the freedom to acquire new skills in hack time, reading groups, lectures and a variety of internal training courses
Ensure that our customer’s experience is the very best it can be
Who you are
You are experienced with modern React/JavaScript/CSS/HTML coding, testing, debugging and automation techniques
You are not afraid of digging into backend technologies such as Java and Node.js
You care about the user experience and are passionate about building user-friendly web applications.
You care deeply about sound engineering practices like continuous delivery, clean code and automated testing.
You are motivated by working collaboratively in teams and continuously improving by giving and receiving feedback.
You have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and can communicate your ideas
A degree in Computer Science or a similar area and music experience are bonuses
You will work from our awesome office in Stockholm – we offer relocation packages if you do not currently live in Sweden.
We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.
You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be brilliant. So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.
Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the opportunity to enjoy and be inspired by these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 230 million users.

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